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that was the line on the part of the republican party and richard nixon. and though my colleague from cbs nixon did a complete answer. he referred to me as a non- essential question or some words of that effect. he did not answer it well. it stuck with him. it was the party he was confused of not having the confidence of president -- of president eisenhower, because of a great way that is what the republican line was, experience that counts. >> you were free to pursue that question, right? >> no vetting of questions. i heard about the debate the day before when i was covering nixon and the south. i got on the train that went to chicago, and went in on the following monday to go wbbm cbs affiliate in chicago. we sat in a row, and all we did was introduce ourselves to the camera. our producer went on to produce "60 minutes." that was it. >> in that clip richard nixon looks very confident and gave this. what we remember was the recollection that he was prepare. what did you see from your seat? >> i was in the room. i saw kennedy in a dark suit. i learned later he got make up at the last minute. i saw
the debates were sponsored by the league of women voters. abc, nbc, and cbs aired this debate on october 7 and drew over 65 million viewers, according to neilson. this is about an hour and 40 minutes. >> good evening from the kentucky center for the arts in louisville, kentucky. i'm dorothy ridings, president of the league of women voters, the sponsor of tonight's first presidential debate between republican ronald reagan and democrat walter mondale. tonight's debate marks the third consecutive presidential election in which the league is presenting the candidates for the nation's highest office in face-to-face debate. our panelists are james wieghart, national political correspondent for scripps-howard news service, diane sawyer, correspondent for the cbs program 60 minutes,' and fred barnes, national political correspondent for the baltimore sun. barbara walters of abc news, who is appearing in her fourth presidential debate, is our moderator. barbara. >> thank you, dorothy. a few words as we begin tonight's debate about the format. the position of the candidates -- that is, who answers
been doing short reports that are carried on. the cbs radio stations, they are wonderful. these are small reports. everything on news radio is short. but i do a couple of those every day. >> allan sloan? >> i am the polar offer it -- opposite. i grew up in brooklyn, new york. i went to brooklyn college. it was free. my father worked primarily for a nonprofit organization. my mom worked before they were married. after my father -- she did business out of her home, our home, when the kids were there. that is what i learned how to count. i helped her. it was heavy clerical stuff. i got to the point where i did everything in my head because it was faster. there were no calculated. that has been a great help to be journalistically. i do numbers in my head. it is my secret weapon. >> how many years were you at "newsweek"? >> four years. i was in detroit for seven years. all my children have michigan birth certificates. i have ended up here and there. i ended up that "newsweek" and i thought i would be there forever. that did not quite worked out. five years ago, i went to "fort
sunday, state of the union, and face the nation from cbs. you can listen to them all on c- span radio here in the washington, d.c. area. nationwide on xm satellite radio. you can go online to cspanradio.org. >> every nation has -- generation has sacrificed. we were then spending their money. we are now even more -- much more spending their money. we are leaving them a mass that will be a very difficult to deal with hand. just think of who was to come here first and take us over. the last thing i want to see is our country taken over because we are so financially weak we cannot do anything. we are moving in that direction. we are on the edge of the cliff. we have to start fixing it now. otherwise we are leaving a disaster to our children and grandchildren. we could even lose our country. >> ross perot on the economy, the deficit, and the debt and how it has changed since he ran for president in 1992 and 1996. ross perot, monday night on c- span at 9:00 eastern. host: joining us from boston is jill stein. thank you for being with us on c-span. guest: it is creek to be with thee. host: w
from other news outlets pointing out that the video has been public for a little while. from cbs -- host: lets get back to the calls. mary, republican warned. caller -- caller: i would ask president obama what his plans are to solve the fiscal crisis. not a single democrat has approved his budget in congress. i want to know what his plans are for medicare. he has already stolen half of $1 trillion from that, which affects seniors. he has already taxed the middle- class. host: what would you ask mitt romney? caller: i am pretty sure i can see clearly what his plans are. he is going to help the small business to create jobs and work on the economy. i agree with what he wants to do. host: where are you calling from? caller: san antonio, texas. host: indiana, republican line, hello. caller: i would like to ask president obama y he thinks that it is not necessary to have a voter id for voting in this country when you need an identification for just about anything that is even minor, of minor importance, such as getting a checkbook, writing a check, getting a prescription filled, getti
party and richard nixon. and though my colleague from cbs and is referred to there has asked, i did not feel richard nixon did a complete answer. he referred to me as a non- essential question or some words of that effect. he did not answer it well. it stuck with him. it was the party he was confused of not having the confidence of president -- of president eisenhower, because of a great way that is what the republican line was, experience that counts. >> you were free to pursue that question, right? >> no vetting of questions. i heard about the debate the day before when i was covering nixon and the south. i got on the train that went to chicago, and went in on the following monday to go wbbm cbs affiliate in chicago. we sat in a row, and all we did was introduce ourselves to the camera. our producer went on to produce "60 minutes." that was it. >> in that clip richard nixon looks very confident and gave you a long answer. clearly anticipated some part of this. what we remember was the recollection that he was sweating heavily, nervous and prepare. you were in the room in that part
to the studios of kmpb in reno. this will be an hourlong debate b, andred by cbs, kmp "the reno cassette journal. here is the format for the debate. each candidate will get a one minute opening statement. the candidate will then be asked a series of questions. the candidates will each get one minute and a half to respond to the same question. the candidates will receive -- who receive the original question will get one minute to rebut. we will also have closing statements. opening statements have been determined by a coin toss. these are our questioners. >> thank you and i would like to thank the sponsors for hosting our first debate. , the panel members for being here with us. about 50 years ago, i lived in a small town in upstate new york. my father could not make a living so he decided that he would move his >> we drove across country. we were headed for california. we stopped in nevada for the day. we never left. my dad was a waiter. on a waiter's salary, he put food on our table, clothes on our back, and two daughters through college. i am the first person in my family to go to college. i w
of remarkable happening in the last couple of days. both candidates have been askedf cbs. and referred to fact checking, their reaction to it. we have a clip of what president obama said in a "60 minutes," interview. it was kind of interesting. >> the fact checkers have had problems with the ads on both sides, and city have been misleading and in some cases just not true. does that disturb you? some of them are your ads. >> do you see sometimes us going overboard in our campaign, mistakes that are made? areas where there is no doubt somebody could dispute how we are presenting things? that happens in politics. people't the american entitled to the truth? >> the truth of the matter is that most of the time we're having a vigorous debate about our visions for the country. there is a lot at stake in this election, so is it going to be sharp sometimes? absolutely. people have a good sense of where i want to take the country, where governor romney -- >> so there you have the president saying, well, do we go overboard and make mistakes, that happens. yesterday, cnn was pressing mitt romney on the we
. >> the national latino media sign a memorandum of understanding with abc, nbc, cbs, and fox, and it was about we need to know who is working in front of the camera and who was working in back of camera in the entertainment sphere. we have since then gone out did that news, parts of their operations, and has there been progress? yes, incremental. we do not have a choice but to push harder because of what came out of here. we anecdotally already knew -- this is a report from latin decisions, and what he did, he interviewed 900 people on what they thought about latinos and on another part of it, 3000 people on what they thought about latinos. they were all white people. what they thought, coincided with what news they were looking at. we put entertainment in there, television news, radio, and we also put journalism. if they were young and new latinos, they tended to have a good attitude about latinos. if they were older and watching fox news, they did not think very highly of us. what were those things they did not think highly of that were not paid drug, intelligent, that we're taking jobs away fr
for the cbs program "60 minutes,'' and fred barnes, national political correspondent for the baltimore sun. barbara walters of abc news, who is appearing in her fourth presidential debate, is our moderator. barbara. >> thank you, dorothy. a few words as we begin tonight's debate about the format. the position of the candidates -- that is, who answers questions first and who gives the last statement -- was determined by a toss of a coin between the two candidates. mr. mondale won, and that means that he chose to give the final closing statement. it means, too, that the president will answer the first question first. i hope that's clear. if it isn't, it will become clear as the debate goes on. further, the candidates will be addressed as they each wanted and will, therefore, be called "mr. president'' and "mr. mondale.'' since there will also be a second debate between the two presidential candidates, tonight will focus primarily on the economy and other domestic issues. the debate, itself, is built around questions from the panel. in each of its segments, a reporter will ask the candidates
romney screw up -- that is the kind of thing that cbs is not holding him accountable. both candidates will do the syrupy things but mitt romney is doing press conferences and obama has not been doing press conferences. you can look at the research on this. president obama has done more one-on-one said downs then press conferences. he likes to control the message and he would rather sit down with barbara walters and have her ask them what superpower he would like to have. host: fredericksburg, va., an airline for democrats -- -- on our line for democrats -- caller: i get tired of them talking about liberal, biased media. if there was, do you think they will allow george bush' to set p the war on allied? a lie? our country wanted to collapse, how many economic speculative to they have and the network? none of them do this? they talk about the kindness of mitt romney because he is a preacher -- printer or bishops at this church. isa pasture -- but pastor's not help his flock, you need to find another church. host: we will leave it there. guest: i don't think the news media has spent a lo
. bob schieffer of cbs news as well as candy crowley. there are stories in the paper looking at what the candidates seem to do -- aim to do. lawrence is joining us from michigan on the democratic line. will you be watching tomorrow night? are you with us? let's go on to bill in edgewater, florida, independent. caller: good morning. i will definitely be watching. i was brought up in the republican household. but i have been paying attention to the debates and seeing a lot of shows on what the issues aren't. -- are. i don't have the confidence after the republican convention that they have a plan, because they have been avoiding giving any specifics. so i really want to hear if republicans really have something to say. other than that, i really moved to an independent position. i am willing to vote for somebody who comes up with a good plan. host: what will you listen for in particular tomorrow night, bill? the economy, health care, what issues are important to you? caller: i thinik i want more honesty from the republicans instead of evasiveness. i feel they have been dodging questions
cnn. the foreign policy debate will take place on monday, and bob schieffer of cbs will be the moderator. that is the debate schedule. span.org, you can watch the debates. we have cameras outside and in the room and the post-stuff. have 3 or four different camera angles. it is really a dashboard. you can choose the camera that you want to watch. you can watch past debates. you can watch specific parts of each debate. if it is in foreign policy question, just go to c-span.org and tool around a little bit. you can see all the past debates we have covered. that is the website and that is the commercial. heather from savannah, georgia. caller: i don't believe either of the candidates are what i was looking for any candidate. i did vote for obama in the previous election. i thought the united states needed a positive inspiration and that he was the enter at the time. i too like what he is done with the health-care system. before my husband had a heart attack and we were considered pre-existing condition and with release of that, we were able to get health care that is af
of this race is a national disgrace. [cheers and applause] you know, we have a message for cnn, abc, cbs. you will not decide the outcome of this election. we, the people, will decide the outcome of this election. we live in a country that is getting harder to recognize every day. led by a president who mocks our values, be littles' our faith, and is threatened by our freedoms. you know it and i know it. barack obama is another washington, d.c. politician who will say what ever it takes to get elected. do not believe him. do not believe the slick campaign ads. do not believe his cheerleader friends and the media. do not let your friends believe it either. barack obama has not changed washington. he cannot change washington because barack obama is what is wrong with washington. [cheers and applause] thankfully, we have a choice. the choice could not be more clear. on behalf of the 4 million men and women of the national rifle association and tens of millions of nra supporters across the country, it is my honor to announce the and are a's endorsement of mayor romney and paul ryan for president
to the very soul when you say "you bought that?" >> morley safer of cbs on walter cronkite and journalism today. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back with our "america by the numbers" segment. the overall unemployment rate has dropped percentage -- 7.8%. if you look to those sectors, manufacturing is what we're focusing on -- is not doing as robustly as other sectors. manufacturing employment edged down 16,000 jobs on net. the jobs in computer and electronic parts and printing and related activities. we will listen to the candidates and come back oand talk about their proposals for the manufacturing sector. let's start with president obama. [video clip] >> what i talked about last night was eight new economic patriotism, and patriotism that is rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong, thriving middle-class. that means we export more jobs -- export more products and we outsource fewer jobs. over the last three years, we came together to reinvent a dying auto industry that is on top of the world. [applause] we have created more than half a million new
safer on his career at cbs and with walter cronkite. >> we need to tackle our nation's challenges before they tackle us. we need to save and strengthen medicare and social security. we are putting ideas on the table. we are not trying to scare seniors. we are going to say -- save for my generation, so these promises are kept. >> they say what barack obama and joe biden have done is stolen money from medicare to get obamacare. you see it in the ads and hear it in everything they say. nothing could be further from the truth. >> next thursday night, october 11, ryan and by dint will face off in their only debate. -- and joe biden will face off in their only debate. watch the debate, and we will have your reactions. follow our live coverage on television, radio, and online. >> the day after arguing before the supreme court, the lead attorney in kiobel v. dutch petroleum speaks on the case. the supreme court began its new term on monday. the case questions of whether -- questions of whether an american suit can be brought against a foreign company. this takes place at american university and
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